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SAGA (Kyodo) The municipal assembly of Genkai, Saga Prefecture, adopted a statement Friday calling on the town’s government to accept Kyushu Electric Power Co.’s offer to begin electricity generation using uranium-and-plutonium mixed oxide fuel (MOX), at the No. 3 reactor of its Genkai nuclear plant.

In response, Genkai Mayor Tsukasa Terada is expected to officially announce the town’s acceptance of the so-called pluthermal plan, designed to work off a growing stockpile of spent nuclear fuel.

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